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Planet Imagery Available to Cesium Community

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Cesium, the open-sourced 3D mapping software, is well-known within the aerospace community. At Planet, you’ll often see our on-orbit flocks, visualized in Cesium, speeding around the globe in real-time. Now, the Cesium community can explore Planet’s imagery. In integrating Cesium with our API, AGI can layer our frequently updated Automated Basemaps on […]

Planet offers broader data access to the academic community

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Through our Ambassador’s Program, Planet has granted data to about 150 researchers…and what they’ve developed has blown us away. But we think that there’s more to be discovered. Today, we’re thrilled to announce a new offering for researchers at accredited universities across the globe: Planet’s Education and Research Program. Now, any college […]

Terra Bella Officially Joins Planet

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I’m pleased to share today that Planet’s agreement to acquire Terra Bella from Google has officially closed, having received regulatory approval. We’re excited to officially welcome the Terra Bella team to Planet, and integrate the SkySat constellation and imagery into our business. We’re eager to add high resolution data to our products […]

Planet and Farmshots Offer Trial to John Deere Operations Center Users

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Planet and FarmShots have collaborated to provide John Deere Operations Center users access to Planet’s unprecedented global imaging capacity, allowing farmers to view up-to-daily imagery of their fields. Planet operates the largest constellation of Earth-imaging satellites and provides cost-effective and information-rich agricultural data to users in countries across the globe. FarmShots analyzes […]

Adding a Time Axis to Maps—Introducing Planet Explorer Beta

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Today we’re excited to release Planet Explorer Beta, an online tool that lets users browse geospatial data through time and see change across the globe. In short, Planet has introduced a time axis to maps. Planet operates 149 satellites—the largest fleet in human history—giving us the capacity to collect a new image […]

Our Data From Space Lives in Google Cloud

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As our constellation in space grows, we’ve been preparing down here on Earth for a deluge of imagery. While it is a huge accomplishment for us to have gotten our sats into space and taking lots of pictures, that is only half the job. Fully realizing our “Mission 1” means preparing for […]